The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 74 67
Rank change year-on-year -31 -7  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 79 150 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.19% 3.37% 3.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.76% 9.70% 12.42%
Number of salaries quoted 70 129 184
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

SQL Server 2008 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1168 1547 1618
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 32.33% 34.79% 31.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1045 1259 1343
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -7 70 £42,500 +11.84% 6
Bradford -1 3 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Wetherby -8 2 £22,500 -22.41%
Halifax +1 1 £35,000 - 1
Huddersfield -3 1 - -
Keighley - 1 £45,000 -
SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 212 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 171 (80.66%) SQL
3 119 (56.13%) Microsoft
4 110 (51.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 76 (35.85%) T-SQL
5 76 (35.85%) C#
6 72 (33.96%) Windows
7 71 (33.49%) .NET
8 65 (30.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 63 (29.72%) IIS
10 60 (28.30%) MS Excel
11 58 (27.36%) Agile Software Development
11 58 (27.36%) SQL Server 2005
12 52 (24.53%) Scrum
12 52 (24.53%) Windows Server
13 47 (22.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 47 (22.17%) Windows Server 2008
14 45 (21.23%) Microsoft Certification
14 45 (21.23%) SQL Server 2014
15 44 (20.75%) JavaScript
16 40 (18.87%) Active Directory
17 39 (18.40%) Citrix
18 38 (17.92%) MVC
19 37 (17.45%) Migration
19 37 (17.45%) VMware
19 37 (17.45%) MS Exchange
20 36 (16.98%) Windows Server 2012
21 35 (16.51%) Windows Server 2003
22 34 (16.04%) Disaster Recovery
22 34 (16.04%) XML

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 63 (29.72%) IIS
2 37 (17.45%) MS Exchange
3 30 (14.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (9.91%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (8.96%) SharePoint
6 15 (7.08%) Skype for Business
7 10 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (3.30%) Tomcat
8 7 (3.30%) Umbraco
9 6 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (2.36%) CMS
11 3 (1.42%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.94%) EPiServer
13 1 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.47%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 60 (28.30%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.72%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.94%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.83%) Office 365
3 4 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (13.68%) SAN
2 21 (9.91%) NAS
3 17 (8.02%) Internet
4 15 (7.08%) VPN
5 11 (5.19%) ISDN
5 11 (5.19%) VoIP
6 8 (3.77%) DHCP
6 8 (3.77%) DNS
7 5 (2.36%) Firewall
8 3 (1.42%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.94%) LAN
9 2 (0.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 110 (51.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 65 (30.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 58 (27.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 47 (22.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 45 (21.23%) SQL Server 2014
7 30 (14.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 29 (13.68%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (7.08%) Relational Database
10 9 (4.25%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (2.36%) RDBMS
11 5 (2.36%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (1.89%) QlikView
13 3 (1.42%) DB2
13 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (1.42%) Power BI
13 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (1.42%) SSDT
14 2 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (0.94%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 27 (12.74%) Visual Studio
2 18 (8.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (1.42%) NUnit
5 2 (0.94%) MSTest
5 2 (0.94%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.94%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.47%) Bower
6 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.47%) Grunt
6 1 (0.47%) Moq
6 1 (0.47%) NuGet
6 1 (0.47%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (7.08%) Finance
2 4 (1.89%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.94%) Legal
4 1 (0.47%) Advertising
4 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (28.30%) DBA
1 60 (28.30%) Developer
2 56 (26.42%) SQL DBA
3 35 (16.51%) Senior DBA
4 32 (15.09%) Senior SQL DBA
5 28 (13.21%) Administrator
6 24 (11.32%) .NET Developer
7 23 (10.85%) SQL Developer
8 21 (9.91%) Analyst
9 15 (7.08%) Technical Engineer
10 14 (6.60%) Senior Developer
11 13 (6.13%) Web Developer
12 12 (5.66%) .NET Web Developer
12 12 (5.66%) Active Directory Engineer
12 12 (5.66%) Citrix Engineer
12 12 (5.66%) Citrix Server Engineer
12 12 (5.66%) Exchange Engineer
12 12 (5.66%) SAN Engineer
12 12 (5.66%) Software Developer
13 11 (5.19%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (33.49%) .NET
2 34 (16.04%) XML
3 33 (15.57%) CSS
3 33 (15.57%) HTML
4 25 (11.79%) KnockoutJS
5 22 (10.38%) .NET Framework
6 21 (9.91%) ASP.NET
7 17 (8.02%) Entity Framework
8 16 (7.55%) HTML5
9 14 (6.60%) Razor View Engine
9 14 (6.60%) Sass
10 13 (6.13%) Raphaël
10 13 (6.13%) RequireJS
11 9 (4.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (4.25%) jQuery
11 9 (4.25%) Web Services
12 5 (2.36%) CSS3
12 5 (2.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (1.89%) WPF
14 3 (1.42%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.68%) Clustering
2 20 (9.43%) Data Centre
3 16 (7.55%) Replication
4 13 (6.13%) User Experience
5 12 (5.66%) e-Learning
6 6 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.83%) iPad
7 4 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.89%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.89%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.42%) Celerra
8 3 (1.42%) CLARiiON
8 3 (1.42%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.42%) iPhone
9 2 (0.94%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.94%) PKI
10 1 (0.47%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 72 (33.96%) Windows
2 52 (24.53%) Windows Server
3 47 (22.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (16.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (16.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (9.91%) Linux
6 21 (9.91%) Unix
7 9 (4.25%) Windows Phone
7 9 (4.25%) Windows Phone 8
8 3 (1.42%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (27.36%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (24.53%) Scrum
3 38 (17.92%) MVC
4 37 (17.45%) Migration
5 34 (16.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 27 (12.74%) Performance Tuning
7 21 (9.91%) Presales
8 19 (8.96%) Service Delivery
9 18 (8.49%) High Availability
9 18 (8.49%) Performance Improvement
9 18 (8.49%) Performance Management
10 16 (7.55%) Data Migration
10 16 (7.55%) ITIL
11 15 (7.08%) Change Control
12 14 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (6.60%) Capacity Management
12 14 (6.60%) Technical Architecture
13 13 (6.13%) ETL
13 13 (6.13%) Mentoring
13 13 (6.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 171 (80.66%) SQL
2 76 (35.85%) C#
2 76 (35.85%) T-SQL
3 44 (20.75%) JavaScript
4 26 (12.26%) PowerShell
5 17 (8.02%) VB.NET
6 5 (2.36%) VB
7 3 (1.42%) R
8 2 (0.94%) Java
8 2 (0.94%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 45 (21.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (6.60%) MCSE
3 12 (5.66%) MCITP
3 12 (5.66%) MCP
4 9 (4.25%) MCTS
5 7 (3.30%) Degree
6 3 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.42%) MCSA
7 2 (0.94%) MCPD
7 2 (0.94%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.94%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.47%) CCNA
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.83%) SLA
2 2 (0.94%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 40 (18.87%) Active Directory
2 28 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (8.49%) XenApp
4 11 (5.19%) Hyper-V
5 9 (4.25%) vSphere
6 5 (2.36%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.42%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (3.77%) SCCM
2 5 (2.36%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (2.36%) Opsview
3 3 (1.42%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (1.42%) SQL Sentry
4 1 (0.47%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 119 (56.13%) Microsoft
2 39 (18.40%) Citrix
3 37 (17.45%) VMware
4 21 (9.91%) NetApp
5 19 (8.96%) Dell Compellent
6 14 (6.60%) Cisco
6 14 (6.60%) CommVault
7 13 (6.13%) Nimble Storage
8 11 (5.19%) Oracle
9 10 (4.72%) Civica
10 7 (3.30%) Avaya
10 7 (3.30%) Sitecore
11 5 (2.36%) CheckPoint
11 5 (2.36%) HP
11 5 (2.36%) Kaspersky
11 5 (2.36%) Symantec
12 3 (1.42%) 3PAR
12 3 (1.42%) Dell
12 3 (1.42%) EMC
12 3 (1.42%) SAP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + 10%bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k- £50k + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Ilkley, West Yorkshire
Virtual College
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Ilkley, West Yorkshire
Virtual College
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago